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    Welcome to Lizzie Harper’s Website!

    An experienced natural history and botanical illustrator, Lizzie’s work appears in books and magazines around the world, on postage stamps and mugs.

    She lives very happily in Hay on Wye, and works her garden studio surrounded by plants and birds.

    Lizzie Harper

    “ I am passionate about the natural world and love learning about the plants and animals I illustrate. ”

    Projects Showcase

    Bush tea or Quickstick Gliricidia sepium showing plant and a detail of one flower

    Finding out what I’m working on,

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    Scots Pine: Adding colour to a pen and ink illustration

    One and a half hours in one and a half minutes

    Putting a watercolour wash on top of an existing pen illustration is a goid way to increase its appeal abd it`s usefulness for clients. Just be sure you`ve used waterproof ink for the initial illustration.

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    “ “Botanical artist Lizzie Harper produces meticulous watercolours of flora and fauna in her celebrations of nature” ”

    Country Living Magazine

    Original Artwork Available to Buy

    “ Lizzie has consistently impressed me with her skill, professionalism and attention to detail ”

    Jenny Campbell, Editor, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

    Links to Lizzie's Workshops, Exhibitions, Cards, and Prints

    Lizzie's latest Posts and Blogs

    Unearthing the Enigma: Japanese Knotweed’s Unstoppable March

    Unearthing the Enigma: Japanese Knotweed’s Unstoppable March

    Unearthing the Enigma: Japanese Knotweed’s unstoppable march is a guest blog written by Matt from Japanese Knotweed Removal Specialists, JKWS  For more on Japanese knotweed, including blogs discussing my illustrations of the plant, a step by step sketchbook study, and comparing it to other knotweeds, please check out my earlier blogs.  You could also buy an […] Read more
    Wildflower families: Orchidaceae

    Wildflower families: Orchidaceae

    Wildflower families: Orchidaceae, the Orchid family is the last in my series of blogs on common flower families.  My online Field Studies Council course, delivered by Iain Powell, gave me the idea for this series.  I do a lot of drawing and painting of wildflowers, so important that I learn more about their families, their […] Read more
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    Samon Salmo salar hen fish showing silvery irridescence
    Salmon hen natural history illustration by Lizzie Harper
    Common lizard Lacerta vivipara in field with grasses buttercup and orchids
    Common lizard in field natural history illustration by Lizzie Harper

    Lizzie Harper